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Should you buy a post-scandal Volkswagen diesel?

Sure, they were involved in a crime, but they have their benefits (and deals)

As outrage over the Volkswagen emissions-cheating scandal fades, the refurbished diesel vehicles are trickling back into the marketplace, and bargain hunters may want to snap them up. In 2015, Volkswagen was forced to either buy back or fix some 590,000 diesels after it was discovered they had been rigged to pass emissions tests. The diesels, made by Volkswagen, Porsche and Audi between model years 2009 and 2016, have been repaired to truly meet emissions standards and are now being sold, most

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VW's top officers charged in Germany over diesel scandal

Current CEO and chairman, ex-CEO

German prosecutors said Tuesday they have charged Volkswagen's current chief executive and chairman as well as its former CEO with market manipulation in connection with the diesel emissions scandal that erupted in 2015. CEO Herbert Diess, Chairman Hans Dieter Poetsch, and former chief Martin Winterkorn are accused of deliberately informing markets too late about the huge costs to the company that would result from the scandal, prosecutors in the city of Braunschweig said. The charges, which V

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Daimler may be fined 1 billion euros for diesel cheating

At 5,000 euros per car, it could even be quite a bit more

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Porsche to pay $600 million fine over diesel cheating

Latest in a volley of fines over VW Group's Dieselgate scandal

Latest in a volley of fines over VW Group's Dieselgate scandal.

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VW's Electrify America launches app, takes us behind the scenes

It also offers new membership plans and discounted pricing

It also offers new membership plans and discounted pricing.

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Volkswagen shrugs off 1 billion euro Dieselgate hit with higher SUV sales

Scandal costs 30 billion and counting, as automaker continues EV push

Scandal costs 30 billion and counting, as automaker continues EV push.

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VW former CEO Martin Winterkorn charged with fraud in diesel scandal

He and four others could face prison, forfeit millions of dollars

He and four others could face prison, forfeit millions of dollars.

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German prosecutors have recorded calls between VW bigwigs talking dieselgate

Cheating software was 'programmed so foolishly,' one says

Cheating software was 'programmed so foolishly,' one says.

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SEC charges VW and its former CEO with defrauding investors in Dieselgate

VW, which settled with the feds and paid fines, says 'the SEC is now piling on'

VW, which settled with the feds and paid fines, says 'the SEC is now piling on.'

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2 charged in theft of Dieselgate VWs and Audis at Pontiac Silverdome

About 61 vehicles disappeared from the lot in 2017

About 61 vehicles disappeared from the lot in 2017.

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Bosch to pay $131 million to settle U.S. diesel emissions claims

It joins Fiat Chrysler in settling the claims without admitting guilt or liability

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Audi interim CEO gets the job for good

He stepped in after his predecessor went to jail over Dieselgate

He stepped in after his predecessor went to jail over Dieselgate.

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U.S. judge gives preliminary approval to $48m VW investor settlement

Diesel scandal has so far cost more than $25b in the U.S. alone

Diesel scandal has so far cost more than $25b in the U.S. alone.

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Audi fined $925 million in Germany for dieselgate scandal

Audi's former CEO, meanwhile, remains in jail

Audi's former CEO, meanwhile, remains in jail.

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Audi investigated for falsifying documents and forging VINs in South Korea

And what's this we hear about an unnamed Chinese gang?

And what's this we hear about an unnamed Chinese gang?

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Germany agrees on plan to cut diesel pollution

With cities passing bans on diesel, the federal government steps in

With cities passing bans on diesel, the federal government steps in.

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German government to hold diesel summit

Dieselgate debate centers on retrofits vs. rebates

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Porsche drops diesel in electric car push

With Taycan on the horizon, 'We would like our future to be diesel-free'

With Taycan on the horizon, 'We would like our future to be diesel-free'

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